The White House
President George W. Bush
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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
March 1, 2005

Fact Sheet: Compassion in Action: Producing Real Results for Americans Most in Need

Today's Presidential Action

Background on the President's Compassion in Action

In communities across the United States, faith-based and community groups have a long history of assisting people in need. They continue to transform and change lives with their compassionate acts. President Bush believes local community groups can best serve Americans in need, and the Federal government should not discriminate against charitable groups of any kind in awarding Federal social service funds as long as all legal requirements are met.

As a result of the President's leadership, significant progress is being made, and the results are being seen in the lives of Americans across our country. The President's efforts to support compassion in action include:

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